A program is detailed which was developed to train men who had the potential of assuming the responsibilities of foremen. Major considerations in setting up such a program are listed. The requisite qualities of a potential foreman, points covered by an agreement with the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees, the areas covered (in addition to those of track maintenance and inspection) and the duties of a full time program director are set forth. The program also listed the estimated time, the instructor (drawn from various departments within the company), whether it is in the classroom or in the field, topics to be covered, and visual aids to be used. The students, were chosen on the basis of aptitude tests. The total time for classes was 12 weeks.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  United States  60605
  • Authors:
    • Lawson, E C
  • Publication Date: 1975-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 531-535
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 76
    • Issue Number: 653
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00126853
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 76-653-8
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1975 12:00AM